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Local schools, including DuBois and DCC, receive Safe School grants


Clearfield County, PA – DuBois School District, DuBois Central Catholic, Clearfield Area, Clearfield Alliance Christian, and Curwensville Area School District are all receiving Safe School Targeted Grants from the Department of Education, which will help purchase security equipment, train and compensate school resource and police officers, and prevent violent incidents within the schools.


Harrisburg, PA – Ten schools in legislative districts represented by state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) and Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) have earned Safe School Targeted Grants through the Department of Education.

“These are competitive grants for which the schools applied,” Sankey said. “In addition, there are grants awarded in individual categories – prevention and reduction of violent incidents, purchase of safety and security-related equipment and training and compensation of school resource and police officers.”

Schools being awarded grants are as follows:

Clearfield Alliance Christian School – $16,932
Clearfield Area School District – $60,000
Curwensville Area School District – $26,000
Divine Mercy Catholic Academy, Johnstown – $25,000
DuBois Area School District – $84,903.30 (three-grant total)
DuBois Central Catholic – $1,881.60
Greater Johnstown School District – $105,000 (three-grant total)
Holy Name School, Johnstown – $25,000
Northern Cambria School District – $60,000
West Branch Area School District – $24,950